Will of Thomas Killpatrick
In the Name of God, Amen. I Thomas Killpatrick of a place called St Georges in the County of Lincoln and Province of Massachusetts Bay in New England Gentleman being Sick and Weak in Body, but of perfect Mind & Memory Thanks be given to God ; calling to Mind the Mortality of my Body, and knowing that it appointed for all Men once to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament; That is to say, principally and first of all, I give and recommend my Soul into the Hand of Almighty Cod that gave it, and my Body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in decent Christian Burial, at the Discretion of my Executors ; nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty Power of God. And as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this Life I give, demise, and dispose of the same in the following Manner and Form
Imprimis I give and Bequeath unto my well beloved Sister Elizabeth Killpatrick all my House Hold Furnature of what name or nature (except my Bed and Bedding)
Item I give unto my Cousin James McCordy the Sum of Six Shillings and Eight Lawful Money to be paid him or his legal Representative in one year after my decease
Item I give unto my Cousin Elizabeth Calderwood the Sum of Six Shillings and eight pence Lawful Money to be paid to her or her legal Representative in one year after my decease
Item I give unto my Cousin Martha McCordy the Sum of twelve pounds Lawful Money to be paid her, or her legal Representative in one year after my decease ; Or the Value of the aforesaid Sum of twelve pounds to be delivered to her in Cows and Sheep at the market price
Item I give unto Thomas Shibles, son of My Friend John Shibles, my Bed & Bedding, together with all my wearing Apparel, and a Gun.
Item, I give unto Robert Killpatrick Shibles (another Son of the said John Shibles) a Gun.
Itim I give unto John Shibles junr (another Son of the said John Shibles) a Gun.
And lastly I give unto my True and trusty Friend John Shibles of St Georges aforesaid Yeoman, whom I likewise constitute make and ordain the Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament, The whole Remainder of my Estate both Real, personal and mixt of what name or nature soever, by him freely to be possed and enjoyed, he paying my just Debts, and Funeral Charges. And I do hereby utterly disallow, revoke and disannul all and every other former Testaments, Wills, Legacies, Bequests, and Executors, by me in any ways beforenamed, willed, and bequeathed ; ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand, and Seal, this twenty Second Day of June in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy two
Tho. Killpatrick (seal)
Signed, Sealed, published,
pronounced, and declared
by the said Thomas
Killpatrick, as his last
Will & Testament, in the
Presence of us
Probated 16 Dec, 1772. [I, 241-2.] Inventory by David Fales, Patrick Porterfield and Alexander Lermond, all of St. Georges, 11 Mar., 1773, £138 : 9 : 6. [II, 12.]
Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 58, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.
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